I Say Four Day, You Say Weekend

Perfect Sky
Two Best Girls
Two Best Girls

Long weekends are sooooo much better than regular weekends, and when you take a vacation day to make it a four day weekend it’s basically the best thing ever. Here are some of the things I did on Friday and Saturday


A Beach with a View
Wave Dog


Yogen Fruz

Dog Bathing!

Soggy Doggy


Barbecue Chicken Dinner
Sym on the Cob

grilled barbecue chicken + corn on the cob + spinach salad + beer = the perfect meal

Photobooth Silliness!!

Pretty Ladies
Pretty Ladies
Pretty Ladies
Pretty Ladies

Apples to Apples!

Which is More Brilliant?

French Toast Kebabs!

Bread Squares
French Toast Squares
Assembling French Toast Kebabs
French Toast Kebabs for Breakfast
French Toast Kebabs
Symmie trying French Toast Kebabs

Cut bread into 1″ squares, mix into your favorite french toast egg/milk mixture- ours had cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. Using a slotted spoon, scoop squares into skillet or griddle pan and cook. It’s best to do them in small batches and keep them warm in the oven- just heat it to 200-250°F and put a rimmed baking pan in it to hold your squares. I also put our berries (straw, rasp and blue) in the oven after I’d washed and in the case of the strawberries cut them, so they’d be warm. Once your squares are all cooked, thread them onto skewers, alternating with the berries (or fruit of your choice). Serve with powdered sugar and maple syrup.

Friendship Bracelets!

Friendship Bracelets

Thanks to Mimi, daughter of Design Mom, for the tutorial! I used to make these in middle school but I’d forgotten how, and her instructions were clear even to Sym, who is easily frustrated by new things.

Shopping for Raincoats & Fudge!

Yellow Slicker

raincoat from Roots; fudge from the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

I also want to take a second to remind everyone who hasn’t yet to enter my awesome glitter garland giveaway. I was really worried no one would enter and I’d look dumb, so I’m very overwhelmed and grateful for the response! Thanks to everyone who has entered so far!

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